Disintegrate

Definition of Disintegrate

Dis`in´te`grate
v. t.1.To separate into integrant parts; to reduce to fragments or to powder; to break up, or cause to fall to pieces, as a rock, by blows of a hammer, frost, rain, and other mechanical or atmospheric influences.
[imp. & p. p. Disintegrated; p. pr. & vb. n. Disintegrating.]
Marlites are not disintegrated by exposure to the atmosphere, at least in six years.
- Kirwan.
v. i.1.To decompose into integrant parts; as, chalk rapidly disintegrates.

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